In Solidarity with Refugees on World Refugee Day

A day before World Refugee Day, which is celebrated on June 20th, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has announced that there are about 71,000,000 displaced people around the world. This astonishing number continues to increase and essentially, is becoming an...

Kenyans Fearful of Ebola

The country of Kenya so far has remained free of the Ebola virus that has plagued the Democratic Republic of Congo and recently three cares were confirmed in Uganda. The fear of Ebola crossing boarders is growing every day. According to Sicily Kariuki, the Health...

Why locals attack Ebola health centers in the DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing a rapidly evolving Ebola outbreak in the eastern part of the country. Recently, the disease has spread quickly, and, as of now, over 2000 people have been infected. The outbreak has been difficult to contain in part...

Welcome to Our Summer Intern – Philip Brooks

My name is Philip Brooks. I am a junior at University of Maryland Baltimore County. I study international relations with a minor in political science. I am in the Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program at UMBC. I grew up in Annapolis, Maryland.  I am skilled in...